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Schultz & Myers Keeps Clients In The Loop

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Stephen Schultz went to law school after he was badly injured in an automobile accident. He’d had to fight insurance companies and others to get the help he needed, and he often felt like he was in the dark as he waited for answers. The experience has shaped his career…

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BBB’s Charity Reviews Give Donors Confidence To Donate

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor When a charity or nonprofit applies to become a BBB Accredited Charity, BBB Charity Review Director Carole Bellman may be presented with a stack of paperwork several inches thick. In addition to a detailed questionnaire, charities must submit documents including their annual report, audited financial statements, complete IRS form 990,…

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The Gutter Cover Co. commits to honesty, integrity

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Little has changed in the six years since The Gutter Cover Co. won its first BBB TORCH Award. The company is a winner this year, too. The family business in St. Charles, Mo., still has no complaints, lots of satisfied customers and a commitment “to serve with honesty, integrity and…

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New Accredited Businesses Value Affiliation With BBB

By Bill Smith, BBB Reporter In a typical week,more than 30 new businesses apply for accreditation with Better Business Bureau of Eastern Missouri and Southern Illinois. That’s 150 businesses a month who want to become a part of our ever-expanding family of BBB Accredited Businesses, now 7,000-plus strong. It is an eclectic mix of old and new, big and small, urban…

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Mosby Building Arts Builds Organization For Performance

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Mosby Building Arts is at a turning point. CEO Scott Mosby has been leading the firm, founded by Samuel J. Mosby in 1947, for many years, but he and his wife, Judy, have been planning for the next phase of Mosby’s leadership. Mosby, a 2015 TORCH Award winner, said planning…